BlinkM RGB LED on Raspberry Pi
ago control now supports BlinkM RGB LED and how to wire and install it on a Raspberry Pi. The BlinkM is controlled via the I2C Bus which is available by default in the Raspberry Pi; you just need to enable it. How to set up the device you can find in our Wiki page.
After installation you should see the BlinkM as a “dimmerrgb” device in the admin interface. Currently you only have the “set color” button in the Dashboard.
The BlinkM LED is working well with base colors. If you want to see a nice yellow it’s nearly impossible to get a clear yellow shown. Colors like red, blue, green are looking great. The nice thing on this LED is that you can also dimm the level – so you can get for example beating colors – fade in / out. You also can switch the LED on or off. A nice feature on the side is, that you can read the current set color value of the device or even it shows the same color you last let after a power loss. It’s currently one of the cosiest LED RGB dimmer we have seen so far.
We are planning to get the BlinkM MAXM supported by ago control – perhaps there is some nice user out who will supply us a few samples.